Turkish drone strike reported in Syria

A Turkish drone airstrike was reported in Syria on June 23.

Full details were not known but it was said to occur near Kobane and photos showed a house damaged.

Turkey has widely used its Bayraktar and Anka drones in Syria. It has also used them against the Kurdistan Workers Party in Iraq. Drones were used in the October 2019 offensive near Tel Abyad. They were also widely used in Idlib in February 2020 during clashes with the Syrian regime. Full details from the June 23 incident are not clear. Turkey is carrying out operations in northern Iraq which it says targets the PKK. Turkey and Russia have carried out joint patrols along the M4 in Syria.

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